I am not going to dissert on Hood's humor; I am not a fair judge.
Muratori, Dissertazione sopra le Antichita Italiane, dissert.
Warton mentions a similar instance of a grant to the monks of St. Sithin, Dissert.
He walked over the sea, as over dry land, &c. See Muraturi, Dissert.
Upon such occasions it is not amiss to know how to parley cuisine, and to be able to dissert upon the growth and flavor of wines.